California State University-Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA

Questions and Answers

Emily M.
18 days ago
How much does it cost to be in CSU-Bakersfield cheer?
California State University-Bakersfield
There is no fee or registration to participate in Cheer. You simple tryout and go through a screening process in order to make the team. If you do make the team, expenses are covered when you travel with athletics. You are also given a $500 per year stipend. The Spirit Coordinator for the campus is currently Arthur Smith. His number is 661-654-3449 and his email is
Maria N.
3 months ago
Where can I find information about CSU Bakersfield’s financial aid options?
California State University-Bakersfield
Please go here: Additionally, please go here:
Glendalyn G.
5 months ago
What is the NCLEX pass rate of CSU-Bakersfield nursing students?
California State University-Bakersfield
The current NCLEX pass rate is 98% ... Our online Nursing program is #3 in the state of California... Our traditional program is #5 in the state or California.
Khalil F.
5 months ago
What extracurricular activities are there to do on campus or near the campus?
California State University-Bakersfield
CSUB has over 100 clubs and organizations that are active. We also are a DIV I athletic program. All of the home games are free for students... We are a full scale urban type of city. Movies, Clubs, Broadway style plays, shopping centers and malls are all available in Bakersfield. We are 2 hours from the beach and Disneyland... 1 hour away from Magic Mountain... 1 hour away from hiking and river rafting... Personally, from living in Bakersfield for over 10 years, I am satisfied with the extracurricular activities that are available.
Noor A.
6 months ago
Is GPA one of the most important factors of an application to California State?
California State University-Bakersfield
Yes. We have a minimum gpa requirement of at least a 2.50 gpa for 10, 11, & 12 grade from your High School transcripts. Particularly in the required A-G subject requirements. You can review those requirements here:

Academic details

Student Faculty Ratio
24 to 1
Selective (23% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

54% Hispanic
16% White
6% Asian
5% Black
3% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Operations Manager94k
Director of Operations88k
Elementary School Teacher79k
Human Resources (HR) Manager75k
Project Engineer60k
Office Manager54k
Based on 2,443 student responses
50kAvg. Early Career Pay
91.9kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
54%in High-Meaning careers
13%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

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Average grant for incoming freshmen
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Average Institutional Grant
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Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$19,299 / year
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